Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 07-18-2007, 11:40 AM   #1
2 Rivet Member
 
1959 24' Tradewind
Salt Lake City , Utah
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 26
Images: 5
Help?

I have finally got this lovely old Airstream trailer, It needs alot of love and care. Can anyone tell me the year and model. The plate next to the door says 24D-0175. There is also the number 159 on the bottom of the plate.
__________________

__________________
Rev it UP! is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2007, 11:50 AM   #2
Rivet Master<br><img src="/ugala/forums/images/5rivet.gif">
 
CanoeStream's Avatar

 
2006 25' Safari FB SE
St. Cloud , Minnesota
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 13,279
Images: 19
Blog Entries: 3
A quick guess? 1959 Tradewind. Does it look like this: Vintage Airstream - '59 Tradewind

The 24 is probably the length measured from bumper to ball -- it may be anything short of 25' and still be called a '24.'

It's a double bed, right? The production number (175) seems to fit right into the sequence for '59 Tradewinds.

We could help you with uploading instructions if you happen to have any digital photos. That could help us a lot!
__________________

__________________
Bob

5 meter Langford Nahanni

CanoeStream is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2007, 11:51 AM   #3
Rivet Master
 
rgesch's Avatar
 
1956 26' Cruiser/Overlander
1967 17' Caravel
Newport , New Hampshire
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 1,058
Images: 18
I vote a 1959 Tradewind.
__________________
KB1UFH
KB1UFI

"Reality Is The Leading Cause Of Stress"
"There are only five great men in the world and three of them are hamburgers."
rgesch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2007, 11:59 AM   #4
Rivet Master<br><img src="/ugala/forums/images/5rivet.gif">
 
CanoeStream's Avatar

 
2006 25' Safari FB SE
St. Cloud , Minnesota
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 13,279
Images: 19
Blog Entries: 3
By the way Rev it UP! -- Nice find and Welcome to the Forums!
__________________
Bob

5 meter Langford Nahanni

CanoeStream is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2007, 01:30 PM   #5
4 Rivet Member
 
dudebb's Avatar
 
1962 16' Bambi
Newtown Square , Pennsylvania
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 402
Images: 7
Hi andf welcome to the forums!! Photos please. Would love to see your new to you beauty!
__________________
George
1962 16' Bambi (sold )
1996 Buick Roadmaster Estate Wagon
Airforums# 7906, WBCCI #4248, WDCU
dudebb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2007, 02:01 PM   #6
Moderator
 
moosetags's Avatar

 
2015 25' FB Flying Cloud
2012 23' FB Flying Cloud
2005 25' Safari
Santa Rosa Beach , Florida
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 10,763
Images: 5
Welcome to the Forums. We're glad to have you with us.
__________________
SuEllyn & Brian McCabe
WBCCI #3628 -- AIR #14872 -- TAC #FL-7
2015 FC 25' FB (Lucy) with HAHA
2005 Suburban 2500 Quadrasteer (Olivia) & 2018 Silverado 2500 (Lillian)
moosetags is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2007, 02:23 PM   #7
2 Rivet Member
 
1959 24' Tradewind
Salt Lake City , Utah
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 26
Images: 5
Boy ~ I wish it looked like that.. Soon, I hope

Hello all and thank you! Here comes the shock! I am going to post photos if I can figure it out. Poor old thing really needs some love. I almost took the day off so I can clean it out! Angie Bourdos
__________________
Rev it UP! is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2007, 03:07 PM   #8
2 Rivet Member
 
1959 24' Tradewind
Salt Lake City , Utah
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 26
Images: 5
Ok, I think I figured out how to post photos

Well, Here goes! Remember, I just towed this home last night! I did not make this mess, but am happy to clean it up! Angie
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	07-17-07 130.jpg
Views:	92
Size:	623.0 KB
ID:	41420   Click image for larger version

Name:	07-17-07 139.jpg
Views:	85
Size:	607.9 KB
ID:	41421  

Click image for larger version

Name:	07-17-07 136.jpg
Views:	81
Size:	620.7 KB
ID:	41422   Click image for larger version

Name:	07-17-07 137.jpg
Views:	84
Size:	620.9 KB
ID:	41423  

Click image for larger version

Name:	07-17-07 149.jpg
Views:	77
Size:	638.8 KB
ID:	41424   Click image for larger version

Name:	07-17-07 141.jpg
Views:	83
Size:	613.9 KB
ID:	41425  

Click image for larger version

Name:	07-17-07 150.jpg
Views:	83
Size:	625.7 KB
ID:	41426   Click image for larger version

Name:	07-17-07 180.jpg
Views:	75
Size:	623.2 KB
ID:	41427  

Click image for larger version

Name:	07-17-07 186.jpg
Views:	85
Size:	635.4 KB
ID:	41428   Click image for larger version

Name:	07-17-07 176.jpg
Views:	88
Size:	630.9 KB
ID:	41429  

__________________
Rev it UP! is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2007, 03:59 PM   #9
Rivet Master<br><img src="/ugala/forums/images/5rivet.gif">
 
CanoeStream's Avatar

 
2006 25' Safari FB SE
St. Cloud , Minnesota
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 13,279
Images: 19
Blog Entries: 3
7-panel, door within a door, old propane light -- it's a real Airstream! (at least according to the guys joking around at theVAP.com) You'll be back to ask questions ... again and again. We'll be glad to see more pics as you go along!
__________________
Bob

5 meter Langford Nahanni

CanoeStream is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2007, 04:16 PM   #10
Rivet Master
 
safari57's Avatar
 
1951 21' Flying Cloud
1960 24' Tradewind
West Coast , BC
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 3,790
Images: 10
Send a message via MSN to safari57
Is that a Riviera of 70's persuasion you are using as a tow vehicle? Oh yeah, and welcome to the forums. The trailer looks a lot like the condition quite a few of us have started with. One can't help but wonder who 'd leave a trailer, or anything for that matter, in that condition when they are trying to sell it. With some love and attention you will have a real beauty of a trailer.

Barry
__________________
safari57 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2007, 04:23 PM   #11
2 Rivet Member
 
1959 24' Tradewind
Salt Lake City , Utah
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 26
Images: 5
1973 Buick Riviera

Yes, That is a 73, I do have a 64 Riviera also, I think the best one to tow her with would be the 73 Eldorado Convertible! They are all so fun. I wonder if my 69 corvette would tow it? Ha... I just sold an old 53 Kaiser Manhattan, that would have been darling!
__________________
Rev it UP! is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2007, 04:26 PM   #12
2 Rivet Member
 
1959 24' Tradewind
Salt Lake City , Utah
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 26
Images: 5
I think the owners were bee keepers, there is alot of bee information in there. as well as some secret codes listed on the original warranty, I shall include a photo of the warranty as well. Thanks so much. Angie
__________________
Rev it UP! is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2007, 04:29 PM   #13
2 Rivet Member
 
1959 24' Tradewind
Salt Lake City , Utah
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 26
Images: 5
Pics of warranty and bee codes?
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	07-17-07 156.jpg
Views:	77
Size:	590.8 KB
ID:	41440   Click image for larger version

Name:	07-17-07 155.jpg
Views:	98
Size:	588.0 KB
ID:	41441  

__________________
Rev it UP! is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2007, 05:11 PM   #14
Rivet Master
 
47WeeWind's Avatar
 
1948 16' Wee Wind
1953 21' Flying Cloud
Denver , Colorado
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 1,149
Images: 20
Hi Angie:

Welcome to the Forums and the Wonderful World of Old Aluminum. It looks like there might be a pretty nice vintage Tradewind buried under there somewhere. Keep excavating and you'll eventually reach paydirt. Welcome aboard.
__________________

__________________
Fred Coldwell, WBCCI #1510, AIR #2675
Denver, Colorado - WBCCI Unit 24
Airstream Life "Old Aluminum"
Airstream Life
"From the Archives"
47WeeWind is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:23 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.